CELEBITCHY – Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida is defending himself — sort of — against a report that he paid for the travel of 17-year-old while also having sex with that 17-year-old. Those two things together would equal sex trafficking, but even Tucker Carlson can’t make sense of Gaetz’s defense…
DLISTED – In her first public comments since Framing Britney Spears dropped earlier this year, Britney herself said that the documentary made her cry for two weeks. Britney also said she hasn’t seen the documentary
VOX – Yesterday, New York became the fifteenth state to legalize the sale & growth of marijuana. I’m sure the legalization bill’s passage and Andrew Cuomo’s quick signature had nothing to do with the multiple claims of sexual misconduct against the Governor, or the allegations that he covered up COVID deaths in nursing homes. Anyway, edibles!
REALITY TEA – RHOA star and mainstay Porsha Williams says she’s already done trying to make nice with LaToya Ali. LaToya has definitely brought the heat in her first season, and normally I would wonder whether she’s making too many enemies…but then I remember Jen Shah
THE ASHLEY’S REALITY ROUNDUP – Ever wonder why Maci Bookout is still filming Teen Mom OG even though she’s not a teen and Bentley, her son, is almost a teenager himself? The Ashley has the answer
JEZEBEL – I know we already touched on Sharon Stone’s memoir once this week, but the more details come out about it, the more bananas and generally entertaining it seems
THE HOLLYWOOD GOSSIP – Jim Bob Duggar is buying newly engaged family members houses now? I wonder what dirt Jed and his fiancé Katey Nakatsu have on him. All Jill got was a few grand in back pay and she had to hire a lawyer to get that
THE BLAST – The Voice is getting a new celebrity judge in the form of Ariana Grande, who will step in right after Nick Jonas is done
LAINEY GOSSIP – Something about these pictures of Rihanna going to and coming from the grocery story makes me very happy. I don’t know exactly what it is and frankly I don’t want to know; I just want to be happy for a minute
GO FUG YOURSELF – Speaking of which, GFY’s throwback photo galleries are always a fun time: “While We’re Here, We Might As Well Glance at the Rest of the 2000 Oscars”
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